World Media


Four dead after helicopter crash in eastern Ontario Four dead after helicopter crash in eastern Ontario
- December 16, 2017

Hunt confirmed that four people have died, she did not know how many people in total were on board the aircraft. Hydro One helicopter crews across the province will be standing down from their work Friday, pausing to grieve while investigators gather evidence at the site of a helicopter crash Thursday at a rural property in eastern Ontario that killed four employees. (more...)
Earthquake hits Java in Indonesia, tsunami warning issued Earthquake hits Java in Indonesia, tsunami warning issued
- December 16, 2017

The quake struck at 11:47 p.m. and triggered a tsunami warning for parts of Java's coastline that was lifted about two hours later. The quake struck just before midnight local time today with people fleeing in panic as television screens showed heavy traffic on routes away from coastal areas. (more...)
Firefighter Dies Battling Massive California Blaze Firefighter Dies Battling Massive California Blaze
- December 16, 2017

The fire now raging in Ventura County (the Thomas fire) and the one in foothill neighborhoods around Sylmar in the San Fernando Valley (the Creek fire) are breathtaking in two ways: the sheer power of wind-driven wildfire to devour landscape, whether it hold scrub brush or mansions, and the fragility of human life in the face of it. (more...)
Church-politics provision removed from tax bill
- December 16, 2017

Independent and nonpartisan tax analysts have estimated that the bill will expand the $20-trillion national debt by at least $1-trillion in the next 10 years. "I think that Sen". The total amount of tax breaks in the legislation can not exceed $1.5 trillion over the next decade, under budget rules adopted by the House and Senate. (more...)
Donald Trump brands FBI's Russian Federation investigation a 'DEMOCRAT HOAX' in furious outburst Donald Trump brands FBI's Russian Federation investigation a 'DEMOCRAT HOAX' in furious outburst
- December 16, 2017

DOJ spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores told Politico that the text messages exchanged between Peter Strzok and Lisa Page were given to key members of the House Judiciary Committee the night before Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's public testimony on Wednesday. (more...)
Hemraj's wife Khumkala Banjade moves Supreme Court, challenges Talwars' acquittal Hemraj's wife Khumkala Banjade moves Supreme Court, challenges Talwars' acquittal
- December 16, 2017

Interestingly, CBI, which was slammed by the high court for its shoddy probe in the high profile case, has not approached the SC so far to challenge the verdict. She told the apex court today that the dentist couple were wrongly acquitted of murdering their teen daughter Aarushi as well as her husband Hemraj, who worked at their residence as a domestic help. (more...)
Lleyton Hewitt to come out of retirement at Australian Open
- December 16, 2017

We want to give it a fair crack", the Guardian quoted Hewitt, as saying. And now he is once again planning to come out of retirement and "give it a real crack" with compatriot Sam Groth in the men's doubles event of the first major of the season. (more...)
Dutch police shoot man with knife at Amsterdam airport Dutch police shoot man with knife at Amsterdam airport
- December 15, 2017

Officers shot the man in the leg and arrested him before transporting him to a hospital. A Dutchman wielding a knife was shot by military police on Friday at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport and taken into custody, an official said . No details of his condition were released. A spokesman for the airport said the main plaza was evacuated and part of it is still closed off, but that the areas after check-in were operating as normal. (more...)
Russia Could Cut Internet To NATO Countries Warns Defence Chief
- December 15, 2017

He told the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) that the modernisation of the Russian fleet was forcing North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to do more to protect sea lines of communication. "The anti-submarine warfare package has been underfunded and has not been looked after well enough". Two weeks ago, Rishi Sunak, a Conservative MP wrote a report warned that one of the first things Russian Federation did when it annexed Crimea was to cut the cable connecting it to the rest of the world. (more...)
CNN Commentator Screams, Gloats Over Omarosa Leaving the White House CNN Commentator Screams, Gloats Over Omarosa Leaving the White House
- December 15, 2017

Now history has repeated itself because she was sacked from her White House aide position. "We wish her the best in future endeavors and are grateful for her service", a White House official said in a statement . Whether she strutted out of the West Wing with stilettos blazing or was escorted out by security, one thing is clear: She made her mark. Newman's assistant was also let go, Ryan said. (more...)
Man faces first-degree murder charge in Charlottesville vehicle ramming Man faces first-degree murder charge in Charlottesville vehicle ramming
- December 15, 2017

Many of Heyer's family, friends and supporters were in attendance. Fields, who traveled to Charlottesville from his home in Maumee, Ohio, has a long history of fascination and admiration for the racist ideology and militarism of Nazi Germany, according to acquaintances in Kentucky, where he grew up, and Ohio, where he moved as an adult. (more...)
Suspect in New York City pipe bomb attack arraigned Suspect in New York City pipe bomb attack arraigned
- December 15, 2017

The White House said President Donald Trump has been briefed. Ullah - who told investigators he wanted to retaliate for American action against Islamic State extremists - came to the US from Bangladesh in 2011 on a visa available to certain relatives of USA citizens. (more...)
Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi hat-trick steals show in T10 opener Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi hat-trick steals show in T10 opener
- December 15, 2017

Playing for Pakhtoons, the 37-year old notched up three wickets, in his first three deliveries against Maratha Arabians. After removing Rilee Rossouw with his first ball, Shahid took down Dwane Bravo followed by Captian Sehwag. Pacer Wahab Riaz finished with one wicket by giving away 11 runs in his two-over spell. The other two batsmen were run out. But, none of the other teammates stuck around and by the end of things, Arabians stood on 96/7 to fall short. (more...)
China echos call to make East Jerusalem capital of independent Palestine China echos call to make East Jerusalem capital of independent Palestine
- December 15, 2017

Erdogan opened in Istanbul an emergency summit of the world's main pan-Islamic body the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), seeking to marshal Muslim leaders towards a coordinated response to the U.S. Turkey and Israel only restored diplomatic relations in 2016, six years after Turkey severed ties in protest at the killing of nine pro-Palestinian Turkish activists in clashes with Israeli commandos on board a ship trying to break Israel's naval blockade of Gaza. (more...)
But are fare hikes worth paying for new rail tunnels? But are fare hikes worth paying for new rail tunnels?
- December 15, 2017

The tunnel is an essential part of the Northeast Corridor that connects NY and New Jersey and is the nation's most critical major infrastructure project, according to a joint press release issued by the governors' offices. NJ Transit passengers going through the tunnel will have to pay about 90 cents more beginning in 2020, with the surcharge reaching $1.70 in 2028 and $2.20 in 2038, according to a letter from Steven Santoro, the agency's executive director. (more...)
Number of jailed journalists hits 17-year high Number of jailed journalists hits 17-year high
- December 15, 2017

The Committee to Protect Journalists , a nonprofit organization that promotes press freedom worldwide, said in its report that 262 journalists were imprisoned as of December 1, a slight increase from the 259 recorded past year, the New York Times reported Wednesday. (more...)
PM Modi must apologise, Manmohan reiterates this time in a video PM Modi must apologise, Manmohan reiterates this time in a video
- December 15, 2017

The ex-PM advised the current PM to show the "maturity and gravitas expected of his office". "I reject the innuendos and falsehoods as I did not discuss Gujarat elections with anyone else at the dinner hosted by Aiyar as alleged by Modi". "Inevitably, cross-border terrorism came up and Kashmir came up but no one, I am 100 per cent sure, not a single person talked about either Gujarat elections or the domestic situation in India or for that matter, the domestic situation in Pakistan", Gharekhan ... (more...)
CVS Health Corp (CVS) Shares Sold by WFG Advisors LP CVS Health Corp (CVS) Shares Sold by WFG Advisors LP
- December 15, 2017

Westpac Corp has invested 0% in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS ). About 3.91M shares traded. Needham & Company LLC raised their target price on CVS Health from $79.00 to $85.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, December 4th. (more...)
93-Year-Old Woman Evicted, Arrested for Not Leaving Home 93-Year-Old Woman Evicted, Arrested for Not Leaving Home
- December 15, 2017

Fitzgerald had apparently told police that she would not be going anywhere unless they physically carried her out - and so they did. A WKMG reporter visited the prison where Fitzgerald is being held on $500 bond and the elderly Florida woman said that it's untrue that she didn't pay rent because she expected to die. (more...)
Akayed Ullah hears charges in NYC subway bombing from hospital bed Akayed Ullah hears charges in NYC subway bombing from hospital bed
- December 15, 2017

Two other people suffered minor injuries from the attack, according to police. It was his first court appearance since he allegedly detonated a pipe bomb in a subway passageway near the Port Authority Bus Terminal in what prosecutors described as a bungled suicide attack carried out in the name of ISIS. (more...)
Russia's former minister found guilty of bribery Russia's former minister found guilty of bribery
- December 15, 2017

Ulyukayev is the highest-ranking official arrested in Putin's 17 years in power. Ulyukayev had denied the charges, saying he'd thought the bag holding the bribe was a gift of expensive alcohol. The ex-minister has been under house arrest ever since then. In wire tapes played out to the court at the trial, Sechin was heard telling Ulyukayev to also take a basket of sausage. (more...)
Australian abuse report calls for end to sanctity of confession Australian abuse report calls for end to sanctity of confession
- December 15, 2017

Justice McClellan thanked all those survivors who had relived their experiences of childhood abuse that "profoundly harmed them" to assist the commission in its work. The commission's recommendations, which with interim reports total 409, include making failure to report child sexual abuse a criminal offense. The law should exclude any existing excuse or privilege relating to a religious confessional, it said. (more...)
Cow Ditches Nativity Scene, Wanders Philly Instead Cow Ditches Nativity Scene, Wanders Philly Instead
- December 15, 2017

The cow, named Stormy, wandered away from the Nativity scene at Old First United Church of Christ early Thursday and ended up on Interstate 95 around 2:20am, reports the AP. 'If you're in the area of 4th and Market, beware of traffic delays. The cow was found on the fourth floor of a parking garage before it was taken back to the nativity scene, KOCO reported . (more...)
Cabinet clears bill to make instant triple talaq illegal Cabinet clears bill to make instant triple talaq illegal
- December 15, 2017

However, Chief Justice Khehar and Justice Nazeer disagreed with Justices Nariman, Lalit and Joseph and ruled that " triple talaq " can not be struck down on the ground of being violative of Article 14, since there is no state action. Instant triple talaq in any form - oral, written or electronic form - has been banned and made a cognisable offence. Violators can get three-year jail term. (more...)
Ex-'Apprentice' star Omarosa to tell all about White House
- December 15, 2017

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders insisted earlier Thursday that the White House team is diverse "across the board". She again appeared on Trump's show in 2013, when she was invited to appear on his "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice " series. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131 1132 1133 1134 1135 1136 1137 1138 1139 1140 1141 1142 1143 1144 1145 1146 1147 1148 1149 1150 1151 1152 1153 1154 1155 1156 1157 1158 1159 1160 1161 1162 1163 1164 1165 1166 1167 1168 1169 1170 1171 1172 1173 1174 1175 1176 1177 1178 1179 1180 1181 next »